Brimpton  Berkshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Brimpton like this:

BRIMPTON, a parish in Newbury district, Berks; on the rivers Emborne and Kennet, 1 mile SW of Woolhampton r. station, and 6 ESE of Newbury. It has a post office under Reading. Acres, 1,692. Real property, £3,720. Pop., 462. Houses, 101. The property is divided among a few. A preceptory of the Knights Templars, afterwards of the Knights Hospitallers, was here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford. Value, £351.* Patron, the Rev. G. B. Caffin. The church is good; and there are charities £84.

Brimpton through time

Brimpton is now part of West Berkshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Berkshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Brimpton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Brimpton in West Berkshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th April 2019

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